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CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 1:00am EST
will add that president obama said a lot on the campaign trail that he wanted to tie federal aid to college's ability to keep costs down. we have not seen specifics on that. it will be interesting. something to watch to see if he actually does that. >> we have seen some specifics from the prior version of that proposal. the students aid and fiscal responsibility act, which passed the house, but provisions were dropped from the bill. eventually became the health care and education reconciliation act. campus based funding -- the perkins loan, the grant, a federal work study -- tying it to a college's success in keeping tuition from growing too quickly. also their success enrolling pell grant recipients. the final proposal will be different, but president obama said he wanted to expand the perkins loan program. about exactly the same size as the private student loan market place. it is perhaps intended to wipe out private student loans. also to double the number of federal work study programs over a five-year period. a college possibility to get that increase aid would be tied to their ability
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am EST
her infant son, she left without voting. as president obama said on election night, we have to fix that. as we take our place within this congress that we earned on election day, now is the time to fix it. this motion to commit will ensure no voter has to wait longer than an hour to cast a ballot. we have a long history of struggle with right to vote in this country. yet time and again, we are reaffirmed the principle that every eligible american has an equal right to cast a ballot without facing discrimination a three hour wait is discrimination against those who have to work. those who have to take care of their kids and those who's health prevents them from waiting in line for such a long time. long lines of the 21st century version of poll taxes and literacy test. disenfranchise the least advantage and the most vulnerable citizens. we have an obligation to ensure every american has an equal opportunity to exercise their constitutional right to vote. my good friend and lifelong colleague, john lewis, has called the right to vote precious, almost sacred. >> 30 seconds. >> thank y
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 10:20pm EST
son that long, she left without voting. as president obama said on election night, we have to fix that. after finding a babysitter, she returned in the afternoon, at which point the line had grown to 5.5 hours. to be away from her infant son that long, she left without voting. as president obama said on election night, we have to fix that. as we take our presence in this congress that we turned on election day, now is the time to fix it. this motion to commit would assure that no broker has to wait longer than one hour to cast their ballot. we have a long history of struggle over the right to vote in this country. yet time and again we have reaffirmed the principle that if an american has an equal right to cast a ballot without discrimination -- a 3 hour line is discrimination against those who have to work, those who have to take care of their kids, and those whose health prevents them from waiting in line for such a long time. long lines of the 21st century version of poll taxes and literacy tests, disenfranchising the leased and managed -- least advantaged and most honorable citizen
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm EST
] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> coming up, president obama's statement on nominating jacob lew, and then vice-president biden on gun laws. then, a new report on mortgage policy changes. later, another chance to see the look at the rise of the student loan debt. friday, on "washington journal," business roundtable's john engler on the fiscal cliff and the updated battles in congress. then, looking at the increasing number of women in congress with stephanie schriock, and after that, michael from the pew research center. "washington journal," 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. afghanistan president hamid karzai is in new york this week for meetings with president obama, cabinet secretaries, and members of congress. he will talk about what is ahead. live coverage from georgetown university at 5:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> if you ask how many are self- identified libertarians, depending on what poll you look at, you may be getting 10% to 15%. if you give people a battery of questions, as in, and "do you believe in x? ?" you believe in y you get more. if you ask
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
they are hoping the 113th will shift to the left. an upcoming budget battles between president obama and the 113th congress. after that, looking at the tenure of house speaker john boehner and what his legacy will be. plus your e-mails, phone calls, on c-span. [applause] >> chris christie delivered his state of address today and discussed hurricane sandy recovery efforts. the house is expected to vote on an additional $51 million in the package. this comes courtesy from the statehouse in trenton. this is 45 minutes. [applause] [applause] >> thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you all very much. thank you. thank you all very much. lieutenant governor guadagno, madam speaker, mr. president, members of the legislature, fellow new jerseyans, since george washington delivered the first state of the union in new york on this day in 1790, it has been the tradition of executive leaders to report on the condition of the nation and state at the beginning of the legislative year. so it is my honor and pleasure to give you this report on the state of our state. one
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am EST
with president obama on friday. this morning on c-span 2, a conversation on the future of the afghanistan and live coverage begins at 10:00 eastern on the atlantic council. on c-span 3, a discussion of u.s.-mexico relations. coming up in 45 minutes, adam green of the progressive change campaign will talk about the new congress and the president's agenda and at 8:30 eastern,
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
president obama and vice president biden a month or so ago. we went in and said, we are not advocating one approach or the other. we want to make sure the states have a place at the table. but it is health care, education, work force training or other things -- whether it is health care, education, work force training or other things, we need to work together. we had a good meeting with the president and vice president and leader harry reid. we want to make sure we have an opportunity to weigh in so that people can understand the impact on states. >> you are going to see something politicians rarely do. i want to clarify something. there are a lot of numbers floating around as it relates to medicare. i want to clarify something i said a minute though -- amendment of about my state. it is actually $800 billion for our nation. getting back to the tax issue and to the tax reform committee you talked about, one of the things we have been working on as the nga is trying to work within our space in looking at how we can make government more efficient, more effective. we are concerned about our b
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> [indiscernible] alle're going to talk about these things. >> thursday, president obama announced white house chief of staff jack lew to head the treasury department. he praised outgoing secretary tim geithner. if confirmed, he would take over the treasury department's before the white house and congress debates the debt ceiling. this is 15 minutes. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states accompanied by some of tim geithner and sap jack lew. >> men, everybody, please have a seat. a little more than four years ago, i stood with mr. tim geithner and denounced him as my first to my cabinet. we were barely two months into the financial crisis, the stock market have quivered, the housing market had cratered as well, a bank after bank was on the verge of collapse, and worst of all, more than 800,000 americans would lose their jobs in just a bad month. and the bottom was not yet in sight. i cannot blame tim when he told me he was not the right guy for the job. [laughter] extensivet tim's experience with economic policy made him qualified and i knew he could hit the ground running
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 1:00am EST
coming. president karzai is here to meet with president obama on friday. what is said here, i am sure, will shape the contours of that meeting. we have ambassador james dobbins, who was our u.s. ambassador to afghanistan, among many other things. he is now at the rand institute. we have ambassador kahn, who was the foreign minister, and i believe is the ambassador to china. we have the ambassador of afghanistan to the united states. all of whom have been intimately involved with respect to the important issues regarding pakistan, with respect to the important issues regarding the region. we called the event "back to the future." some people have spoken before about this, and what we mean by that. i think we will let that emerged as the discussion goes on. we know we have a lot of fundamental issues to talk about. certainly, military presence has been an issue talked about in the newspapers all lot. governance is an important issue. technical issues, such as what type of agreements might be signed between the u.s. and afghanistan, are important. the role of pakistan. many others. with
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00am EST
and missouri in their times of need. now i trust they will stand with us. president >> obama on sunday signed a $9 billion aid bill for hurricane sandy flood relief programs. next tuesday the house is expected to vote on another bill with an additional $17 billion of aid and an amendment offering another $33.7 billion that would fund longer-term projects. you can see the speech at c- span.org and, as always, the house is live on c-span. >> tomorrow, the national governors' association will deliver the state of the state address. it will hear from the chair, the governor jack markell of delaware, and the vice chair. live coverage at 10:00 a.m. eastern. on c-span 2, a conversation on the future of afghanistan. that begins live at 10:00 eastern from the atlantic council. now, a hearing of nasa's mission looking at their strategic plans, robotic space flights, and private-public partnership. this house science and technology committee hearing is to end a half hours. -- two and a half hours. >> i recommend myself for five minutes or so for an opening statement. i want to recognize some of our coll
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 1:00am EST
it clear we oppose obama care. we have acted repeatedly for appeal and replace this controversial will you. but regardless of where any member may stand on this issue the question of preserve being the prerogative of the house of representatives to its work and its will without dispute or controversy must be achieved. article one section five of the clearly states that this body has the right and the responsibility to determine the rules of its proceedings. this provision will ensure that as we proceed with the issue of healthcare reform the ability to respond to the independent payment advisory board is not abridged. four go on to and make a number of adjustments that enhance our budgetary process and preserve the oversight rules and strengthen our ethics procedures. finally, section five allows the speaker to recognize members for the reading of the constitution on any legislative day through january 15, 2013. every member of this body sworn in today is sworn in to uphold and defend the constitution of the nights. it is a very worthwhile endeavor to spend time in the first few days of th
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